Rural for sale

3 Huggetts Road,

Maffra West Upper, VIC

3 2 0
by Expression of Interest

'Ben Cruachan Pastoral' A Superb Sub-Alpine Pastoral Portfolio

Elders Rural Services is pleased to present for sale 'Ben Cruachan Pastoral', a superb sub-alpine pastoral portfolio ideally suited to grazing, timber production and recreational pursuits.

Set across 1,281 hectares* (3,165 acres*) on 17 Certificates of Title, this unique enterprise boasts a prominent homestead with panoramic views, quality infrastructure, an impressive 215 ML* lake, specialised gravity-fed irrigation and sheltered grazing. The easily accessible portfolio is strategically positioned in the foothills of the Victorian Alps and enjoys the phenomenal scenery of the Australian rural landscape and the incredible natural features of the surrounding Ben Cruachan and Avon Mt Hedrick Natural Features and Scenic Reserve.

The property is to be offered as a whole or as 5 separate lots:
Holding 1 - 'Ben Cruachan Homestead' - 101.18 ha* / 250 ac*, on 1 Certificate of Title
Holding 2 - 'Beaver Meadows', 'Blores', 'The Miller Block' and 'Rahilly Block' - 798.24 ha* / 1972.5 acres*, on 11 Certificates of Titles
Holding 3 - 'Huggetts' - 141.64 ha* / 350 ac*, on 2 Certificates of Title
Holding 4 - 'Lower Block' - 112.503 ha* / 278 ac*, on 2 Certificates of Title
Holding 5 - 'Golden Point' - 127.48 ha* / 315 ac*, on 1 Certificate of Title

KEY FEATURES
• Total landholding of 1,281.04 hectares* (3,165.5 acres*) on 17 Certificates of Title
• Appealing 3 bedroom homestead in an elevated setting enjoying spectacular views of the Victorian Alps with 7 bedroom dorm accommodation with amenities
• Excellent structural improvements including machinery/tool sheds, 6 stables, 60m* x 20m* arena, round holding yard, 4 sets cattle yards
• Huge 215 ML* scenic 'Keyline**' lake (gravity-fed irrigation to over 200 acres*)
• Grazing license of 14,172 hectares* (35,021 acres*)
• Sheltered rolling grazing lands bounded by State Forest, dramatic rock escarpments, pockets of old bush, clear streams and rock pools
• Ideally suited to cattle and timber production, eco-tourism, bush walking, swimming, rock climbing, mountain bike, horse riding, hunting, wild flowers, animal and bird watching
• Forest timber species include Red Ironbark (furniture timber), yellow, grey, apple and red box, red and yellow stringy bark and messmate
• Private airstrip
• Located 20km* Nth East Heyfield (saleyards), 6.2km* Nth Lake Glenmaggie/Coongulla, 28km* Nth West Maffra, 64.2km* Nth East Traralgon, 46km* Nth West Sale and 222km* East of Melbourne CBD.

Holding 1 - 'Ben Cruachan Homestead'
• Appealing 3 bedroom homestead with adjoining 7 bedroom dorm accommodation with amenities
• Machinery/tool sheds
• 6 walk in walk out stables
• 60m* x 20m* arena
• Round yard
• Cattle yards
• Semi trailer access
• Private airstrip

Holding 2 - 'Beaver Meadows', 'Blores', 'The Miller Block' and 'Rahilly Block'
• Huge 215 ML* scenic 'Keyline' lake (gravity-fed irrigation to over 200 acres*)
• 2 x sets of cattle yards
• Rolling sheltered grazing lands bounded by State Forest, dramatic rock escarpments, pockets of old bush, historic miner's grave, forests of ironbark, box, stringy bark and messmate
• Semi trailer access
• Access via 2WD and 4WD, mountain bike, bush walking and horse riding

Holding 3 - 'Huggetts'
• Cattle yards
• Outstanding river flats to low rolling undulation, with beautiful sheltered grazing
• 0.75km from popular swimming and camping destination 'Huggetts Crossing', on the Avon River
• Access via 2WD, 4WD, mountain bike, bush walking and horse riding

Holding 4 - 'Lower Block'
• Nestled behind Ben Cruachan in the middle of Ben Cruachan Scenic Forest Reserve
• 0.75 km* river frontage to Ben Cruachan Creek (a major tributary to the Avon River)
• Soft green gullies under impressive rocky outcrops
• Sheltered autumn grazing
• Access via 4WD, mountain bike, bush walking and horse riding

Holding 5 - 'Golden Point'
• Picturesque country in the entirely secluded Ben Cruachan Scenic Forest Reserve
• 2 km* mountain stream frontage
• Former site of the historic 'Golden Point Cattleman's Hut'
• 1.5 km* from Avon Wilderness Park
• Natural bush which has never been logged
• Autumn grazing
• Surrounded by magnificent, protected State Forest
• Situated at the beginning of the historic 1920 walking track to Lake Tali-Karng via Little River, Purgatory Spur, the Razorback, Mt Hump and Mt Wellington
• Access via 4WD, helicopter, all weather mountain bike, bush walking and horse

Expressions of Interest closing Thursday 28th November, 4pm (AEST)

*Denotes approximately
** For further information on Keyline irrigation, please see: http://yeomansplow.com.au/8-yeomans-keyline-systems-explained/
Last updated: 06:24PM on Oct 31st 2019
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